At this time of year, the cinemas are packed with family blockbusters and Christmas schmulz. However, one film will provide those who need an escape from these types of film a chance to watch something based in real life. Ordinary Love shows how a couple battle through a disease which has touched the lives of millions. Here is everything you need to know about Ordinary Love.
Ordinary Love is out in cinemas on December 6.
The film was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival back in September, and then played at the London Film Festival on October 12.
Ordinary Love will have a fairly limited release, with the UK being the first to see it along with Ireland before it comes out in the USA on February 14.
Ordinary Love starring Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville (Image: Universal)
The main protagonists are Tom and Joan, played by Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville.
There are other smaller roles within the cast, including Amit Shah as Steve, David Wilmot as Peter and Melanie Clark Pullen as the doctor.
Very few characters are named in the story, showing how focused the film is on the lives of Joan and Tom.
Bankside Films, the production company behind the movie, released an official synopsis which read: “An extraordinary look at the lives of a middle-aged couple in the midst of the wife’s breast cancer diagnosis.”
The trailer also seems to display some of the troubles the pair